Junior Merchandiser

Job Description

Junior Merchandiser
Portsmouth
£28K


The Junior Merchandiser will assist with planning and managing the department sales, stock, and markdowns to maximise sales and achieve margin, and achieve terminal stock targets.

The Junior Merchandiser will have previous experience in a similar Merchandiser role managing a category or small area alone. Previous experience of garments and…

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Junior Merchandiser
Portsmouth
£28K


The Junior Merchandiser will assist with planning and managing the department sales, stock, and markdowns to maximise sales and achieve margin, and achieve terminal stock targets.

The Junior Merchandiser will have previous experience in a similar Merchandiser role managing a category or small area alone. Previous experience of garments and fashion in an advantage.
Experience at a Junior Merchandiser or Assistant Merchandiser or a similar level for 18 months is desirable.

Main Duties

- Work with team to produce department product strategy in line with overall company strategy
- Create weekly phased plans by category for sales, margin, stock and markdown
- Create a range plan at grade level which satisfies strategic and space requirements
- Work closely with the team to develop and select a balanced and commercial range which delivers the product strategy
- Plan seasonal pricing and promotional activity together with Buyer and in line with overall strategy, supported by financial evaluation.
- Together with the Buyer, input into and implement a supply chain strategy which sets out short, medium and long term plans for supplier partnerships, development and improvement.
- Review, propose and cost markdown events and promotional activity, calculating the effect on margin and profit.
- Manage the availability of stock to ensure launch dates are met
- Direct the allocation, replenishment and branch merchandising function in order to meet stock and store performance.
- Input into cross functional activity as required e.g. retail options, visual merchandising, finance, and warehouse.

Skills and Experience

  • Business related degree
  • Proven track record in merchandising
  • Highly numerate and able to interpret data to make decisions
  • Manage budgets
  • Strong communication and influencing skills at all levels
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Well organised with excellent planning skills

Job Description

Junior Merchandiser
Portsmouth
£28K


The Junior Merchandiser will assist with planning and managing the department sales, stock, and markdowns to maximise sales and achieve margin, and achieve terminal stock targets.

The Junior Merchandiser will have previous experience in a similar Merchandiser role managing a category or small area alone. Previous experience of garments and fashion in an advantage.
Experience at a Junior Merchandiser or Assistant Merchandiser or a similar level for 18 months is desirable.

Main Duties

- Work with team to produce department product strategy in line with overall company strategy
- Create weekly phased plans by category for sales, margin, stock and markdown
- Create a range plan at grade level which satisfies strategic and space requirements
- Work closely with the team to develop and select a balanced and commercial range which delivers the product strategy
- Plan seasonal pricing and promotional activity together with Buyer and in line with overall strategy, supported by financial evaluation.
- Together with the Buyer, input into and implement a supply chain strategy which sets out short, medium and long term plans for supplier partnerships, development and improvement.
- Review, propose and cost markdown events and promotional activity, calculating the effect on margin and profit.
- Manage the availability of stock to ensure launch dates are met
- Direct the allocation, replenishment and branch merchandising function in order to meet stock and store performance.
- Input into cross functional activity as required e.g. retail options, visual merchandising, finance, and warehouse.

Skills and Experience

  • Business related degree
  • Proven track record in merchandising
  • Highly numerate and able to interpret data to make decisions
  • Manage budgets
  • Strong communication and influencing skills at all levels
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Well organised with excellent planning skills

Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £28000.00 - £28000.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Retail
Division: Commercial
Date: 22nd July 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £28000.00 - £28000.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Retail
Division: Commercial
22nd July 2021

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